Postgraduate Research Funding

Postgraduate Research Funding


Abertay Alumni Discount

A discount of 20% open to all students who have received an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from Abertay.

Futures Scholarship

These scholarships are offered by Academic Schools within the University to undertake research in areas of strategic priority.

Chevening Scholarship

The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university.

Global Study Awards

This award enables students studying at postgraduate level to apply for an award up to a maximum value of £10,000.

The Chancellor's Fund

This Fund is designed to assist PhD and Masters Students to meet expenditure relating to their specific area of research such as travel, conferences and networking.

Student Awards Agency for Scotland

If you’re a Scottish student planning to study for your first MPhil, then you are eligible to apply for a postgraduate loan from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). 

Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarships

The Indonesia-UK DIKTI scholarship programme is open to Indonesian lecturers and administrative staff looking to undertake postgraduate study in the UK.

Takahashi & Howat Memorial Overseas Scholarship

A scholarship for Japanese students up to a value of 300,000JPY.


More information on Postgraduate Funding options

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online is all about alternative sources of funding - especially charities - which can make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject, or nationality.

The Alternative Guide Online contains a huge database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance, and numerous tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. Abertay University has a licence to the Guide, and so it’s free for all students and staff to use. Log in now.

If you are a prospective student who has applied to the University, please email to get an access PIN. 

Please email to be added to the mailing list for the Postgraduate Funding Guide.

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